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It's kind of always been that way, but I've seen some signs that people are at least trying to do something about it. The main thing is that people here have to take some responsibility for the way they live. I won't take any money out of New Orleans for the time being. Anything I make here, I try and leave behind in some way. I'm playing here in a few months and I'm gonna leave that money behind for the musicians' clinic.

If you're ever gonna go to Jazzfest, if you're ever gonna go to Mardi Gras, or Quarterfest that just ended--which is all free music, all through the French Quarter--for the next few years, these are the years to go and remember that New Orleans is important to all of us.

It's the musical heart of America, and the artistic heart of America in a lot of ways. It's really important that we all get behind it and we all support it.

Now, you're no stranger to politics. Your album Jerusalem, for example, is pretty intense. It's also my favorite by you. I'm lucky enough that I can say Joan Baez sings six of my songs.

She had already recorded, "Christmas In Washington" and "Jerusalem. I got to write several songs for her.

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There's three of my songs on that record, two of which I wrote specifically for Joan. In fact, I called her and asked her permission before I recorded them myself because I wrote them for her. I interviewed her and she had nothing but phenomenal things to say about you. She loves you dearly. A few weeks ago, I got to go see her get an award that was created in her name by Amnesty International in San Francisco. I got to sing "Joe Hill," which was pretty cool. I had a blast. Obviously, you've done it before, but what's it like working with your wife creatively on a track?

We get to work. I've produced about three records of hers. We had a duet that we wrote together on Washington Square Serenade. I sent it to T-Bone, and then T-Bone didn't end up finishing that record.

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I decided it was too good of a song to leave lying around so we just decided to record it ourselves. It was his last single and it was also the title of my novel. It was always going to be the title of my novel because Hank Williams' ghost is actually a character in the book. I didn't know what the title of this record was until I finished it in sequence and figured it was kind of about the same things that the book was about. So, I just gave it the same title.

Is Guitar Town technically your debut? Didn't you have some Sony singles previously? I had a couple of Sony singles and an EP that came out on an independent label in ' Then two singles in '83 and ' So, the album Guitar Town is released, the title track is huge, the album is huge, and you and your album help coin the phrase "New Country. Yeah, a hundred people contributed and coined it--to refer to me and a handful of other people, Dwight Yoakam, and a few other people that were around me.

Then you came out with something that was touted as your artistic album, Copperhead Road, in ' Jerusalem, that we just discussed, was in '02, and you start gathering Grammies, like for The Revolution Starts Now in '04, Washington Square Serenade in '07, and Townes in ' And wasn't there a potential Emmy in the mix?

It actually didn't receive the Emmy, it was nominated, but it didn't win.

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I got beat by Randy Newman both times. Yeah, you can't beat Randy Newman in a movie category. Yeah, and with a genius like Randy Newman, it's sort of like one must bow down to that guy anyway. Absolutely, absolutely, all my career. The obvious question then, after being the critics' darling for so long now, how do you feel about that?

And what is it about Steve Earle now that's different from Steve Earle of the early days? And if I hadn't been, I probably wouldn't be alive. Things have changed a lot. I've never made a record that I'm ashamed of.

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I've taken a lick or two here and there, but my life is pretty good. The acting thing is relatively new and I've just discovered that the more things I do, I find different things I can bring back to my home craft which is writing songs.

Having had such a prolific and dynamic career, do you have any advice for new artists? It's tough man I don't even know what to tell my son. I came along in the '80s, I came along from the old music business, where it's whoever dives with the highest, hungry, huge figure wins. It just doesn't work like that anymore. But the other side of it is, the business being downsized has actually kind of made it more democratic.

You can go out and find ways to make your own record and get it out there now.

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If you really want to you can be heard. Learn to go out and play solo. That's a really really good thing to learn, if you're a singer-songwriter. Don't be dependent on a band because you may not always be able to afford one. I take a lot of pride in knowing I go out with one guitar and do a show. I'm touring with a band this tour but I'm constantly reminding everyone, hey, I could go down to the subway and busk if I had to make a living, I promise.

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And, of course, you are going to go on tour with The Dukes again in support of this album, right? Yeah, we start June 9th in Seattle, Washington. Do you have a closing thought or two? I think I'm gonna go eat my po boy. Waitin On The Sky 2. The Gulf Of Mexico 4. Meet Me In The Alleyway 7. Every Part Of Me 8. Lonely Are The Free 9. Heaven Or Hell I Am A Wanderer My Indian Red - Dr. Buona Sera - Louis Prima Indian Red - Donald Harrison This City - Steve Earle Are they among your influences?

We really love all of his solo stuff, they are some of my favorite records ever. Have you heard his new album?

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We were actually just talking about checking it out, we heard it's really good. He is a big idol, and he is just amazing. Who else influenced you? Our influence comes from a lot of places, a lot of the stuff our mom and dad were listening to when we were young. Also, a lot of our friends' bands in L. It's all over the place, I guess. Now, you're the offspring of famed arranger, singer-songwriter, and musician, Jay Gruska. Yep, right that's our dad.

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You guys hang with Bill too? Yeah, I just saw him the other day. He was over at my dad's house and we were talking guitars. He's a guitar freak. And you're also the grandchildren of John Williams? Yup, you're right too. Can you look at the influence and that family tree, and see how that played a role in molding you guys?

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Yeah, there is no way we couldn't be entirely influenced by growing up around that music. Basically, everybody on both sides of our family were either professional musicians or great musicians who don't do it for a living. We were just surrounded by it. It was easy and unavoidable to become musicians ourselves. What is the creative dynamic between the two of you? Everything on this record that is coming out is pretty much percent collaborative.

We start songs every which way, but we always finish songs together. Sometimes, one of us will have a lyrical idea but the other one will help with the music or vice-versa. If I'm writing a song about something that's my own experience, Ethan knows enough about who I am and where I'm coming from to collaborate on the lyrics and vice-versa.

So, everything we do is collaborative. Barbara, I accidentally referred to your first track as "Sweet Lorraine" when we first chatted, though it's actually called "Sweet Louise. Yeah, I was surprised when you said that. We just found out that a few weeks ago, our grandpa heard our music for the first time.

Steve Earle "The Revolution Starts Now" Artemis, After the September 11th, bombings and the subsequent invasion of Afghanistan, alt-twangster Steve Earle committed commercial seppuku with a politically charged album that lent some measure of sympathy to "American Taliban," John Walker Lindh.

The Nashville establishment closed ranks against Earle, banning him from the airwaves and and doing its best to snuff out his career.

The trouble with that record, though, was less its content than its form: Okay, so now here's the good news: Earle's new album, which is far more political than the last one, totally kicks ass. The title track, which starts the album off, is a starry-eyed, almost too-perky ode in praise of social change and embittered optimism; then Earle unleashes the album's country tour-de-force, a modern-day trucker song in which the long haul is Highway 9 in Iraq, the so-called "highway of death," and the narrator is a military convoy driver.

Again, more than the content, what matters is the form: Throughout the album the playing is heartfelt, twangy and compact -- roots music with a vengance.

Other songs continue the political theme: The one bum note on the entire album is his biting, satirical "love" song, "Condi Condi," sung in mocking honor of Bush loyalist Condoleeza Rice, deriding her as uptight and unloveable Not that Rice isn't a deserving target of Earle's ire, but the song's concept is, frankly, pretty sexist.

VP Dick Cheney is about twice as unattractive as Rice, but it's the "girl" in the Presidential cabinet who gets this kind of sexualized scorn directed at her.

Other than that, though, this is an amazing record Certainly one of my top picks for ! Ragged but right, middle-aged country-rocker Steve Earle pays homage to his longtime friend, the late singer-songwriter Townes Van Zandtwho he was pals with in the early s, back when the Austin alt-country scene was just beginning to coalesce.

Here Earle journeys through Van Zandt's catalog, embuing each track with a fierce conviction and loyalty to his friend's talent and artistic vision.

Now -- ulp -- at the risk of being tarred, feathered, and drummed out of the Americana fan club, I have to confess I've never been that big a Townes fan myself -- I know, I know; hate me if you will, but that's just how it is.

But Earle, performing with a ferocity and grit that the more demure Van Zandt eschewed, brings a radical new intensity to these songs that really forces us to hear them as living compositions, and not as finished works. While many fans may see Van Zandt's recordings as definitive and canonical, this record brings them into the wider world, opening them to interpretations beyond their acoustic coffeehouse folk-scene roots.

With a few extra layers of electricity, grunge and grime, Earle makes Van Zandt's blues tunes sound more plausible whereas on the originals, I often heard them as affected and helps me hear the songs themselves, and not just Van Zandt's persona.

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It's a great record, packed from start to finish with strong performances and great songs -- highly recommended! Earle's spirituality is prickly and multifaceted, uncompromising, iconoclastic and searching, as heard in this album's centerpiece, "God Is God," in which he sets out his personal view of the divine which is --as far as I can tell -- that "God" exists, but is unknowable and definitely not a human-directed power.

It's a great song -- a quiet, acoustic, substantive, honest inquisition into Earle's own beliefs. Spirituality pervades other songs on the album as well, and it seems that Earle is perhaps making his peace with the world, if not with those figures of hypocrisy and bigotry that are still in his sights: The collaboration with T Bone Burnett is delicious Each song has a distinctive, ear-catching quality, with unusual textures and densities, spanning delicate folk plucking and gritty roots rock.

There's only one track on here that I don't like, the grungy, overly Waits-ian "Meet Me In The Alleyway," which bears far too close a resemblance to the theme song from The Wire -- other than that, though, this is a practically perfect record, possibly my favorite Steve Earle record, other than his recent tribute to Townes Van Zandt. You'll definitely want to check this one out. And these days he's really on a roll: Steve Earle's recorded his best record ever The album kicks off with the windswept title track, which begins with a twangy echo of Woody Guthrie, giving way to a softer-textured landscape of fiddle and pedal steel.

Next Earle leaps into crunchy, grungy electric guitar on "Calico County," the catchiest song about cooking meth you're likely to hear all year. As the album progresses, each song takes on its own unique feel, and each one is equally mysterious and alluring: A couple of threads unite all these songs -- one is Earle's rumbling, rugged vocals which are starting to remind me a lot of Dr.

John, and the other is the excellent fiddle work, which laces through the record with loose, inventive improvisations. I was reminded of the fluid performances of actor Lucia Micarelli who co-starred with Earle on HBO's Treme tv series, and while this album includes three songs that Earle and Micarelli co-wrote for the series, it's duchess Eleanor Whitmore who bends the bow on this album An excellent album, the kind of record you'll find yourself cycling through time after time, soaking up a a variety of melancholy moods.

Ten tracks pulled from various early MCA releases that show how Earle struggled against and usually overcame the label's attempt to straightjacket him with bland, overly-big, rock-flavored production. Indeed, with its selectivity and concise pacing, this cheapo disc might actually be more listenable than later, more "superior" collections such as the 2-CD Ain't Never Satisfied set reviewed below.

Steve Earle "Ain't Never Satisfied" Hip-O, This generous 2-CD set is probably the definitive collection covering Earle's years on the MCA label, when his brief fling with commerical success gave way to a more rewarding and idiosyncratic career as "that guy who wrote all those great songs. Still, it's an awfully nice look back at the founding work of one of alt-country's most significant players.

Guitar Town, Exit O, and Copperhead Road, with the discs and original inserts stuffed into a new "box set"-style container.